Following the successful release of The Gray Man this weekend, where it debuted as the #1 movie in 92 countries, The Gray Man is getting a sequel and a spin-off, Netflix has confirmed.
Ryan Gosling will reprise his lead role as former CIA agent Court Gentry aka Sierra Six in The Gray Man 2.
Filmmaker duo Joe and Anthony Russo will return as directors for The Gray Man sequel.
“The Gray Man” co-writer Stephen McFeely will pen the script. McFeely is known for movies such as Avengers: Endgame, and Captain America: Civil War.
Meanwhile, The Gray Man spin-off movie is set to explore different elements of The Gray Man universe.
It will be written by screenwriters Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese (Deadpool, Zombieland). Plot details are currently under wraps.
An earlier report had claimed that The Gray Man spin-off would be a prequel and centre on Chris Evans’ villain Lloyd Hansen.
“The audience reaction to ‘The Gray Man’ has been nothing short of phenomenal. We are so appreciative of the enthusiasm that fans across the world have had for this film.
“With so many amazing characters in the movie, we had always intended for The Gray Man to be part of an expanded universe, and we are thrilled that Netflix is announcing a sequel with Ryan, as well as a second script that we’re excited to talk about soon,” the Russo Brothers said in a joint statement.
The Russos and AGBO’s Mike Larocca will produce The Gray Man 2 along with Joe Roth and Jeffrey Kirschenbaum for Roth Kirschenbaum Films.
The storyline of ‘The Gray Man’ is based on the best-selling book series by Mark Greaney.